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Training Minutes: Forcing the Hinge Side of an Inward-Opening Door

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In this firefighter training video, Nick Martin and company demonstrate options for performing forcible entry on an inward-opening door.

NICHOLAS MARTIN is a battalion chief with the Columbia (SC) Fire Department and a 20-plus-year veteran of the fire service. He previously served as a lieutenant with the District of Columbia Fire Department. He is a vice president of Traditions Training, LLC. He has a bachelor’s degree in fire science from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in management from the Public Safety Executive Leadership program at Johns Hopkins University.